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Say goodbye to sleep, here are 10 horrifying Japanese urban legends
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Say goodbye to sleep, here are 10 horrifying Japanese urban legends

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A Japanese legend says that if you can’t sleep at night it’s because you’re awake in someone else’s dream.

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Baku: The Legend of the Dream Eater: The baku, otherwise known as the ‘dream eater’, is a mythological being or spirit in Chinese and Japanese folklore which is said to devour nightmares. The baku cannot be summoned without caution, however, as ancient legends say that if the baku is not satisfied after consuming the nightmare, he may also devour one’s hopes and dreams.

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Tenjō-kudari (天井下), its name means “coming down from the ceiling,” and that is pretty much the long and short of what this yokai does.

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Warning: Do NOT read these 17 Japanese urban legends before bed. They will scare the shit out of you. Trust me...
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Warning: Do NOT Read These 17 Japanese Urban Legends Before Bed. Trust me...

Warning: Do NOT read these 17 Japanese urban legends before bed. They will scare the shit out of you. Trust me...

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These Little Known Japanese Urban Legends Will Keep You Up ALL Night Tonight

Teke Teke: The legend of Teke Teke says that a woman was cut in half by an oncoming train and now crawls around town with a scythe, where she halves people and turns them into Teke Tekes.

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baku: Chinese and Japanese Folklore Morphology: A furry creature with elephantine tusks and trunk. The fur is often striped like a tiger or zebra. Many believe early sightings of tapirs inspired this creature.

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